Greetings Kimberly.I can understand your disappointment with the visit to Neurologist. I am sorry about it.Since when do you have migraine attacks?What are your pain medications?Dr. Arun
Greetings Kimberly.Fioricet is brand names of a combination of butalbital (a barbiturate, 50 mg), acetaminophen (325 mg) and caffeine (40 mg) . Epinastine is an ingredient of Flurinol. So both of these are different. The muscle relaxant is not likely to work.
There are two types of medications used for the treatment of migraine;
1) To abort the attack
2) To prevent the headache
Valproic acid, gabapentin
Calcium channel blockers
Beta-blockers, tricyclic antidepressants
There are dietary triggers known which should be avoided. Common triggers are
b) aged cheeses and meats,
c) wine and beer
d) citrus fruits.
Following work up, if not yet done would be advised;1) visual field testing; 2) erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) 3) MRI with Gadolinium contrast4) Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) Meanwhile you may also try following with your present medications for migraine;1) Biofeedback, 2) cognitive-behavioral therapy3) relaxation therapy4) Occipital nerve stimulators 5) herb Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) 6) herb, feverfew,7) Riboflavin (vitamin B2), used in higher doses (200-400 mg) for 3-4 months,8) Acupuncture9) Acupressure
Please feel free for your follow up questions.
I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.
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